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Passengers are seen boarding a bus at the Basel bus park in Serrekunda, Banjul, Gambia January 17, 2017 REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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Gambia: Transport fares take a nose dive

Gambian authorities said transport fares, including for the ferry will plummet by September to one of the lowest in about a decade after fuel prices at the pumps dropped. Gambia’s new government has been on the drive to reduce the prices of basic goods and service. Although the price of […]

Gamcel puts its customers first!
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Gamcel puts its customers first!

Gamcel is in crisis mode, but instead of panicking, its management took a decisive decision to keep its customers happy. The Gambia’s state-owned cellular company’s billing system went down and customers were unable to buy air time or data. It also means customers could not make or receive calls. But […]

Gambia teenager stabbed to death in UK
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Gambia teenager stabbed to death in UK

A Gambian teenager was stabbed to death during a brawl in Manchester’s Moss Side neighborhood, in what the police described as a “large scale disturbance” near a playground. Three other teenagers were stabbed – two boys aged 17 and an 18-year-old man – and are under armed guard in hospital. […]

Court security officers arrive at the Supreme Court in Banjul, Gambia December 5, 2016. Picture taken December 5, 2016. REUTERS/ Thierry Gouegnon
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Major drug dealer busted in Brikama Gidda

Drug Law Enforcement agents on Wednesday raided the stash house of a major drug dealer, Assan Badjie in the woods of Brikama Gidda after a tip-off to authorities. Badjie led the police on a high-speed chase, slewing through homes and children who were playing on the streets. Drug enforcement agents […]